There for the Grace of God Go I (a poem)
A poem of Remembrance for Canadians who have laid down their life
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There for the grace of god go I
to step the fields, and poppies pick
crimson red, reminders still
but I shall not forget
A poem written in tribute to my godfather who died in August 1965 while serving in the RCAF in France with NATO.
My godfather lies buried in an all but forgotten corner of Choloy cemetery in Nancy, France.
I hope one day to bring him home to Canada, to set him to rest beside his parents, my maternal grandparents ...